Monthly Archives: February 2012

Team Martinez visits the Old North Church & Paul Revere Sites, Boston, Massachusetts (2009 & 2011)

        The Old North Church played  a significant role in the the American Revolution. Paul Revere, made famous by Henry Wadworth Longfellow’s poem,”Midnight Ride of Paul Revere,” stood across the Charles River, waiting for signal lanterns from the Old North Church’s steeple, … Continue reading

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Marian Anderson performs at the Lincoln Memorial (1939)

Marian Anderson, contralto, was denied the right to perform at Constitution Hall by the DAR because of her color. Instead, and at the urging of Eleanor Roosevelt, Harold Ickes permitted her to perform at the Lincoln Memorial on April 9, … Continue reading

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A Narrative History of the White House by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy

This video “A TOUR OF THE WHITE HOUSE WITH MRS. JOHN F. KENNEDY” is just a short 10 minute out-take of an hour-long guided tour of the U.S. President’s residence in Washington, D.C., with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy serving as … Continue reading

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Truman Doctrine (photostory)

This photostory provides a brief description of President Truman’s Cold War policy, “The Truman Doctrine.”

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Berlin Airlift (photostory)

This photostory provides a brief description of the Berlin Airlift, a Cold War conflict between the Soviet Union and the United States.

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I Wasn’t Always A Teacher!

Before teaching, Mr. Martinez spent a long career in business, primarily managing a theatre chain circuit & a marine attraction park. Attached are photos from my days as the General Manager and Vice President of Operations of the Miami Seaquarium. … Continue reading

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Jane Addams: Progressive Reformer (photostory)

This photostory provides a brief biographical description of Jane Addams, who became the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for her care of the Urban immigrant and poor.

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